Where are the men in "gender"?

Advancing the "gender, peace & security" agenda requires analyzing the roles of men and masculinities, as well as gendered power relations. 

Check out the Consortium's annotated bibliographies on masculinities and armed conflict.

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Consortium Seminar Series on Gendered Political Economies of War and Peacebuilding

Join Us October 22nd:

Why Is It So Hard to Get Women to the Peace Table? And Why Is That Not Even the Right Question?

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Join a dynamic team of passionate individuals and gain invaluable educational, professional and  mentorship opportunities. 


Apply for a Consortium Internship today!

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In the Consortium’s Speaker Series, Joy Ada Onyesoh recently argued that linking women’s economic empowerment to political and social empowerment can lead to lasting change in conflict and post-conflict societies. 


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“Gendering peacekeeping” means more than bringing women into peacekeeping military and civilian police units.

Learn more with the Consortium’s Literature review on masculinities and peacekeeping.

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Understand more about the continuing violence in the Middle East; explore our annotated bibliography on gendered concepts of honor, shame, humiliation, and vulnerability.

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Do women need more than a seat at the table?  Malathi de Alwis argues that the emphasis on “bodies” has precluded a deeper discussion on the lack of “voice.”

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What We Are Doing

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"With its diverse, thoughtful, and theoretically rich perspectives on gender, conflict, and violence, Women and Wars stands out from the crowd as an exceptional and interdisciplinary contribution to the field." - Megan MacKenzie

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The Consortium Annotated Bibliography project provides the policy, activist and scholarly communities with access to the findings of the burgeoning academic research in this field.

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Our Research Hub is a comprehensive, publicly accessible database of scholarly research on topics related to gender, armed conflict, peacebuilding, security and the construction of more just post-conflict societies.

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Our Speaker Series brings an international roster of frontline practitioners, reflective activists and engaged scholarsTheir talks address the complex realities of women’s and men’s lives and livelihoods in conflict-affected areas…

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